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Five months after opening, METRO C Line surpasses 1M rides 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Thursday, November 21, 2019 12:33:00 PM
The METRO C Line surpassed the 1 million ride mark this week. The milestone came five months after the Bus Rapid Transit line opened, significantly replacing and improving Route 19. The C Line provides fast, frequent service between the [...]

On the Clock/Off the Clock: Billy Le 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Monday, November 11, 2019 2:45:00 PM
Lives: Richfield Job: Schedule Technician Years of service: 6 How did you come to work at Metro Transit and what do you do? After earning a degree in civil engineering, I entered the job market during the Great Recession. I found [...]

Signal improvements help trains get out of town 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Monday, November 11, 2019 2:40:00 PM
Metro Transit and City of Minneapolis staff, gathered here at the Warehouse District/Hennepin Avenue Station, have collaborated on rail signal improvements that are helping light rail trains get out of downtown faster. From left to right are, [...]

Snow removal pros' goal this winter: collaboration 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Monday, November 11, 2019 1:55:00 PM
Metro Transit hosted snow removal managers from across the region in October. The goal: develop a more coordinated approach to one of winter’s biggest challenges – keeping bus stops, roads and sidewalks clear of snow and ice. Representatives [...]
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Finding freedom and fun by bringing kids along for the ride 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Thursday, October 17, 2019 9:56:00 AM
When Terry and Brian Crunk decided to move from downtown Minneapolis to Golden Valley, they didn’t want to take their 6-month-old son Finn out of his downtown daycare or deal with the stresses of commuting by car. The solution: Bring him on [...]
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